Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology

University of Maine at Farmington
Farmington, Maine
A typical salary for this position is in the mid-50s
Posted Date
Dec 6, 2022

The Division of Psychology and Human Development at the University of Maine Farmington is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology.

This a full-time, tenure track position is available within the Division of Psychology, beginning September 1, 2023. Teaching responsibilities will be in the area of counseling/clinical psychology and may include undergraduate as well graduate teaching in our Master’s of Arts in Counseling with a focus on Creative Arts program. Courses might include crisis intervention, career counseling, abnormal psychology as well as courses in their areas of personal expertise or interest. Our Psychology Department consists of eight who love teaching and have, or once had, a sense of humor.  We seek an active clinical/counseling professional with the intellectual charisma to be an exceptional educator, drawing on their experience and expertise to engage undergraduate and master’s students preparing for mental health careers.

This position reports to the chair of the division.

Employees in the University of Maine System are required to comply with the UMS COVID protocols which currently include but are not limited to, being vaccinated, obtaining a qualified vaccination exemption, and/or participating in regular COVID testing. Further information can be found on our Together for Maine site.

Peacefully nestled in the spectacular lakes & mountains region of western Maine, UMF is Maine’s public liberal arts college, offering quality programs in teacher education, human services, and arts & sciences. The campus is in historic downtown Farmington, just a short walk away from coffee shops, funky stores, restaurants, banks, bookstores, a multi-screen movie theater and a whole lot more. Our perfect location combines the active outdoor lifestyle with the arts & smarts of a small college town.



  • An earned doctorate in clinical/counseling psychology or related discipline at the time of hire is preferred and required for tenure. ABDs at the time of hire will be considered at the instructor level.


  • Licensure or eligibility for licensure as a clinician in Maine preferred.
  • College teaching experience preferred.

Other Information:

Materials must be submitted via "Apply for Position." Please create an applicant profile, complete a brief application, upload a cover letter which fully describes your qualifications and experiences, with specific reference to the required and preferred qualifications, a curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until January 31, 2023. Materials received on or after that date will be considered at the discretion of the University. We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa sponsorship support.  

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background screening.

The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long-term disability as well as retirement plan options.

The University of Maine at Farmington employees are Mandatory Reporters with the exception of UMF’s licensed, clinical medical providers (including athletic trainers) and mental health providers and their clinical interns when working in their capacity as providers.    

The University of Maine at Farmington is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Boudreau Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

Length: Academic Year (Sept-May)

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Teaching Philosophy, Transcripts

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